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General Electric Maintenance & Systems Graduate Engineer in Cork, Ireland

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Job Description

GE Healthcare Cork researches, manufactures and markets innovative imaging agents used during medical scanning procedures to highlight organs, tissue and functions inside the human body, to aid physicians in the early detection, diagnosis and management of disease. We are a fully accredited and licensed by the FDA as an approved pharmaceutical site.

As an employer, we know that to get the best, we have to give the best. That’s why GE Healthcare is committed to giving each graduate a first class experience within our organisation, with structured on-the-job training and a comprehensive range of technical and personal development courses.

We are currently seeking Maintenance & Systems Engineering Graduate who can start in June or July. You’ll work with competent and motivated professionals, be managed and supported by a team that values your skill and commitment and be rewarded financially for your efforts.

As a GE graduate you will assume full responsibility and contribute as a functional professional. You will learn from, work with and network with GE Healthcare Professionals from all segments across the company.

An graduate position with GE Healthcare Ireland provides you with

  • Hands on Experience while Promoting your Personal and Professional growth

  • Induction Training

  • Mentoring

  • On going Job Training


Reporting to the sites Technical Operations Manager


  • Assist in the set up and management of the maintenance program for all utilities, production and packaging equipment

  • Safety Champion of all utilities, production and packaging systems.

  • Set up of specifications and standard procedures to align with industry standards.

  • Act as SME for internal and external inspections programs

  • Monitoring of day to day performance of site equipment

  • Complete periodic audits of all utility systems.

  • Measuring and maximizing the uptime of utility, production and packaging systems.

  • Data trend analysis of all performance aspects utility systems and equipment to identify and proactively manage performance trends.

  • Ensuring the preventive maintenance schedule for their system is successfully implemented.

  • Ensuring that a critical spare parts list for their system is identified and appropriate levels of spares are maintained.

  • The definition and scoping of all process improvement activities relating to the system.

  • Anticipating, solving or escalating problems as appropriate.

  • All design reviews associated with equipment purchases.

  • Troubleshooting of performance trends.

  • Risk assessments and mitigation projects relating to system performance.

  • Support of new product introductions and introduction of new equipment.

  • The development and execution of FAT, SAT and IOQ protocols.

  • Representing Utilities / Maintenance department on site-based teams involved in implementing new technology, products or business processes to the site.

  • Continuous improvement programs and all performance improvement projects.

  • Reviewing and approval of changes to operating procedures and the change control process relating to the system.

  • Working in a collaborative manner within the Process Teams structure and contributes to investigations, NC and CAPA closure.

  • Develop a “reliability” centered asset care strategy for the sites equipment, with the following core pillars: equipment criticality and spares assessment, predictive maintenance techniques, fit for purpose PM program, technician driven RCA program and FMEA techniques.

  • Assist in the management of all required external contractors and suppliers for engineering.


  • Ensure all safety action (ATS, Concern Reports) assigned are actioned and closed in a satisfactory manner.

  • Aid the engineering department in the closure of all safety actions.

  • Ensuring that plant and equipment is operating in a compliant manner and that all activities are conducted to meet GMP regulations, site and corporate quality standards and any additional regulatory requirements as required

  • Ensure that all health, safety & environmental requirements are fulfilled in accordance with the responsibilities defined in the company safety & environmental statements


  • Attend daily morning meeting with the team to ensure alignment with company and production goals and objectives; (Safety, Quality, Schedule Adherence, Cost).

  • Support all platform meetings

Continuous improvement

  • Continue to drive improvement through certified lines and other lean programs.

  • Suggestions: surface ideas and suggestions from team. Support suggestions scheme program.

  • Drive CI within shift: Be proactive in surfacing continuous improvement initiatives. Drive improved yields and efficiency


To apply for an graduate position, the following criteria are applicable;

  • Pursuing a relevant third level qualification in Bachelor of Engineering or Science

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2.1 Grade in their degree course.

  • Strong academic performance and extracurricular achievement.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No